Letter to the Editor

Hidden taxes are passed along to all consumers

Tuesday, May 6, 2003

To the editor:

A hidden tax can be one placed on the manufacturers and suppliers of goods and services. What Gov. Bob Holden fails to mention is that this tax is eventually passed on to the consumers. The additional cost of the tax is passed along to all consumers regardless of their income. Taxes on goods and services generally impact the low-income earner's standard of living more than it impacts the wealthy.


Marble Hill, Mo.